Golf Roundup: Clear Creek Amana Junior McCarty Shoots One-Over-Par 73 to Win West Liberty Invite

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Brandon McCarty birdied three of the final five holes and finished with a one-over-par 73 to earn individual medalist honors at the 11-team West Liberty Invitational on Tuesday at the West Liberty Golf and Country Club.

McCarty followed up a 40 on the opening nine with a three-under-par 33 on the back to finish two strokes in front of runner-up Tucker Kinney of Central DeWitt.

The individual title by McCarty helped Clear Creek Amana to a third-place finish with a 340.

Central DeWitt won the team title with a 318 while West Branch had a trio of golfers shoot 80 or better on its way to a runner-up finish with a 325.

Freshman Dylan Countryman shot a 79 to place fifth for West Branch while freshman Brady Knoop and Ted Bridges each shot an 80 to place seventh and eighth respectively.

Regina finished ninth in the team standings with a 372 and was led by junior Mark Schomer with an 82.

West Liberty Invitational

Team scores – 1. Central DeWitt 318; 2. West Branch 325; 3. Clear Creek Amana 340; 4. Wilton 344; 5. Tipton 354; 6. Winfield-Mount Union 357; 7. Mid-Prairie 362; 8. Durant 369; 9. Regina 372; 10. North Cedar 386

Individual leaders – 1. Brandon McCarty (CCA) 40-33 – 73; 2. Tucker Kinney (CD) 38-37 – 75; 3. Dylan McAleer (CD) 30-37 – 77; 4. Jacob Tischuk (TIP) 39-38 – 77; 5. Dylan Countryman (WB) 39-40 – 79; 6. Jared Townsend (WIL) 39-40 – 79; 7. Brady Knoop (WB) 41-39 – 80; 8. Ted Bridges (WB) 42-38 – 80; 9. Jacob Brainerd (CD) 41-39 – 80; 10. Logan Callison (DUR) 40-40 – 80

West Branch (325) – Dylan Countryman 39-40 – 79; Ted Bridges 42-38 – 80; Brady Knoop 41-39 – 80; Kaleb Sexton 42-44 – 86; Mitchell Knoop 42-46 – 88; Matt Whaley 46-44 – 90

Clear Creek Amana (340) – Brandon McCarty 40-33 – 73; Ryan Navara 41-45 – 86; Isaac Quinn 45-44 – 89; Nolan Schwarting 43-49 – 92; Cole Liebe 50-43 – 93; Ethan Fairholm 51-59 – 110

Regina (372) – Mark Schomer 40-42 – 82; Nic Hein 42-48 – 90; Andrew Miller 52-48 – 100; Casey Daniel 51-59 – 100; James Clark 56-54 – 110; Andrew Triplett 57-58 – 115

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